Kofi Kingston Bio, Facts, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth

Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah one of the most successful African wrestlers whom we best know with his ring name “Kofi Kingston.” Kingston is currently signed to World Wrestling Entertainment and a member of the SmackDown brand.

Kofi is more of the high-flying and gymnasium wrestler as suits for his slim physical appearance. After a long 14 years of WWE career, he was finally able to become the WWE Championship in 2019, which became one of the most precious victories in WWE career.

The New Day
The New Day

Kingston is probably one of the players with the least haters and everyone’s favorite Ghanian-American professional wrestler.

Quick Facts About Kofi Kingston

Full Name  Kofi Nahaje Sarkodie-Mensah
Net Worth  $3 Million
Date of Birth  August 14, 1981
Marital Status  Kori Campfield
Birthplace  Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana
Ethnicity  Black
Professions  Professional Wrestler
Nationality  African
Eye color  Black
Hair color  Black
Build  Athletic
Height  6 Feet (183 cm)
Weight  96 Kg (212 pounds)
Body Measurement

Chest 43 inches

Waist 30 inches

Biceps 15 inches

Online Presence

Facebook: 3.8 Million Followers

Instagram: 1 Million Followers

 Twitter: 2.2 Million Followers

Horoscope  Leo

Early Life of Kofi Kingston

This African wrestler and former WWE Champion were born on August 14, 1981, in Kumasi, Ashanti. He is a son of Kwasi and Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah and a sibling of Kwame and Nana Akua.

Mensah family moved to the United States in the greater Boston area, where Kofi completed his graduation from Winchester High School.

Kofi Kingston Age and Body Measurements

The high flying wee superstar, Kofi Kingston, has reached 38 years of age and still an active professional wrestler.

Kingston has an average body height of exactly 6 feet and a total body weight of 96 kg, i.e., 212 pounds.

This wrestler has a slim athletic body with chest size 43 inches, waist size 30 inches, and biceps of 15 inches. He has a completely black color eye with black hair color.

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Kofi Kingston Professional Wrestling Career

Kofi Flying High
Kofi Flying High

Independent Circuit (2005 – 2006)

Kingston began to train for his professional wrestling career in late 2005 and made his official wrestling debut in 2006. His first-ever wrestling promotion was Chaotic Wrestling against Evan Siks, where he was defeated for the PWF Mayhem Heavyweight Championship.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Kofi Kingston signed a developmental contract in September 2006 and was to Deep South Wrestling (DSW).  Initially, his ring name was Kofi Nahaje Kingston and later was shortened to Kofi Kingston.

His first WWE main roster debut was against Charlie Haas in a dark match. After the new WWE promotion, Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW), he was then assigned there as a Kofi Kingston.

He is the first African to perform in a WWE promotion in history. Kingston’s debut on ECW with a win against David Owen on January 22, 2008.

 Championship Reigns

Kofi’s first championship title was the Intercontinental Championship, which he won against Chris Jericho at the Night of Champions. This win also made his first African wrestler win a championship title in WWE.

He lost the title on SummerSlam against Santino Marella. Kofi then teamed up with CM Punk for the World Tag Team Championship title. They had a championship match against Cody Rhodes and Ted DiBiase and won the World Tag Team Championship.

This duo lost their title on December 13, to John Morrison and The Miz at a live event. On February 15, 2009, Kingston was scheduled to compete on the Elimination Chamber match for the World Heavyweight Championship title.

Due to the ambush by Edge, he was replaced with Edge, who later won the World Heavyweight Championship title. Kofi Kingston won a triple threat match to become the number one contender for the United States Championship.

He successfully defeated Montel Vontavious Porter to win his first United States Championship title.

The New Day

The formation of New Day was one of the best things that happened in the career of Kofi Kingston. It was a three-person team of Big E, Xavier Woods, and Kofi Kingston. The team made a debut on November 28, defeating Curtis Axel, Heath Slater, and Titus O’Neil.

At Extreme Rules, the Tag Team Kofi Kingston and Big E won the WWE Tag Team Championship defeating Tyson Kidd and Cesaro. They even retained their titles at Elimination Chamber match against Kidd and Cesaro, The Ascension, Los Matadores, The Lucha Dragons, and The Prime Time.

Achievements and Championship of Kofi Kingston

Kofi Kingston Champion
Kofi Kingston Champion

CBS Sports

  1. Best moment of the year (2019) winning the WWE Championship at WrestleMania 35

Pro Wrestling Illustrated

  1. Best Tag Team of the Year of 2012 with R-Truth
  2. Best Tag Tea of the Year 2015 and 2016 with Big E and Xavier Woods
  3. Ranked No.4 in the PWI 500 in 2019

World Wrestling Entertainment 

  1. One time WWE Championship
  2. Four times WWE Intercontinental Championship
  3. Three times the United States Championship
  4. Four times the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship
  5. Four times the WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship
  6. One time World Tag Team Championship with CM Punk
  7. Match of the Year of 2019 vs. Daniel Bryan at WrestleMania 35
  8. Thirteenth Grand Slam Champion
  9. Thirteenth Triple Crown Champion
  10. WWE Intercontinental Championship Tournament
  11. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship Tournament 2018

Personal Life

Kofi Kingston was happily married since 2010 with Kori Campfield. The couple has two sons, Khi and Orion. As a Ghanaian, he inked his spine with the Ghanaian Adinkra symbol.

He once mentioned that his one of the favorite opponent was Dolph Ziggler which whom he had really good chemistry.

Kofi Kingston Net Worth

Although with a poor beginning, Kofi, after his fantastic career in World Wrestling Entertainment, he is now the proud owner of $3 Million.

Social Media Presence

Facebook: 3.8 Million Followers

Instagram: 1 Million Followers

Twitter: 2.2 Million Followers

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